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Stand Up Paddle the Assawoman Bay

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From forest to city and everything in between, welcome to Worcester County, home of Maryland’s Beach and Beyond.

Discover Maryland’s only seaside offering the beauty of Assateague Island National Seashore and its wild horses. Explore authentic main street communities and the thrill of Ocean City. Experience serene nature sites, museums and heritage areas rich with local history, and our top rated boardwalk brimming with excitement and picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Light display in pond at Winterfest

Light Up Maryland’s Coast

Maryland’s Coast is Open for the Holidays. Our coastal communities have many safe and welcoming ways to capture the season’s magic. Light up your holidays and warm your winter at the only place where the ocean meets land. To help plan your visit, call 410-957-2484 or explore Before you leave home, please confirm details with event hosts or websites since changes may be necessary during the evolving pandemic.

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Cape to Cape Scenic Byway Roadtrip to the beach and beyond in Worcester County, Maryland.

A road trip is the best way to gain a new perspective. Showcasing Maryland’s only coastal county, the Cape to Cape Scenic Byway runs 79 miles of local and state roads from the Atlantic Ocean to the back bays of Chincoteague, Sinepuxent, Assawoman, and Isle of Wight, to the Maryland/Virginia state line. Come discover natural beauty, historic towns, seaside havens, open fields, and vibrant communities along the route.

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We have a diverse and vast collection of comfy accommodation options from modern resort hotels to bed and breakfasts to vacation rentals to campgrounds. Feel free to bring pets, we’ve got plenty of options for them too!


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